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Jujube vs Melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jujube and Melon different?

  • Jujube is higher in Vitamin C, however Melon is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jujube is 52% higher.
  • Jujube contains 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Melon. While Jujube contains 0.9mg of Vitamin B3, Melon contains only 0.232mg.

Jujube, raw and Melons, casaba, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Jujube
6
:
2
Melon
Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 7% 23% 8% 25% 2% 10% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 4% 17% 8% 20% 2% 3% 2%
Contains more Iron +41.2%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +360%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Jujube
5
:
6
Melon
Contains more Vitamin C +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 230% 3% 0% 0% 5% 10% 17% 0% 19% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 0% 1% 0% 4% 8% 5% 6% 38% 0% 7% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +216.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
24
Jujube
12
Melon
Mineral Summary Score
11
Jujube
8
Melon

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
7%
Jujube
7%
Melon
Carbohydrates
20%
Jujube
7%
Melon
Fats
1%
Jujube
0%
Melon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jujube Melon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jujube Melon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Jujube
Jujube contains less Sugars (difference - 5.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jujube
Jujube contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jujube
Jujube is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Jujube
Jujube is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Jujube Melon Opinion
Calories 79 28 Jujube
Protein 1.2 1.11 Jujube
Fats 0.2 0.1 Jujube
Vitamin C 69 21.8 Jujube
Carbs 20.23 6.58 Jujube
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Iron 0.48 0.34 Jujube
Calcium 21 11 Jujube
Potassium 250 182 Jujube
Magnesium 10 11 Melon
Sugars 5.69 Jujube
Fiber 0.9 Melon
Copper 0.073 0.06 Jujube
Zinc 0.05 0.07 Melon
Starch
Phosphorus 23 5 Jujube
Sodium 3 9 Jujube
Vitamin A 40 0 Jujube
Vitamin E 0.05 Melon
Vitamin D 0 Melon
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.015 Jujube
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.031 Jujube
Vitamin B3 0.9 0.232 Jujube
Vitamin B5 0.084 Melon
Vitamin B6 0.081 0.163 Melon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Melon
Folate 8 Melon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 Jujube
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 Melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 Melon
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jujube - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168151/nutrients
  2. Melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169093/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.